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06-15-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 861
Posted By garryg

How about a photo of the whole bike? Looks nice.

How about a photo of the whole bike? Looks nice.
06-14-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 157,350
Posted By garryg

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/untitled_38_of_42__5cb9a129531bfb79f63dccfc638c4468c6dfa0bf.jpg
This is the before pic . I think this a 1985 sr500 .FD and brake...
06-12-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By garryg

Bottom Bracket ID

Just wondering if this bottom bracket and cable guide treatment looks familiar. It is from a Saronni/Colnago Tipo Sprint i picked up...
06-11-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By garryg

You did a wonderful job on the old girl.

You did a wonderful job on the old girl.
06-11-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By garryg

My First Italian

Picked up this Saronni Tipo Sprint today.She has Campagnolo Gran Sport RD,FD and crankset. Campagnolo hubs,GS brakes ,Zeus headset and gold Milremo stem and bars.Initial research says some Saronnis...
06-02-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 34,070
Posted By garryg

Had a cold glass of milk and a cup of tea this...

Had a cold glass of milk and a cup of tea this evening. Those adult drinks get me into adult trouble.
06-02-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,662
Posted By garryg

1974 Raleigh International,Took this...

1974 Raleigh International,Took this photohttps://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/untitled_43_of_55__8a2f7871407c32550348a26d8d3c8b3bc2f2754f.jpg
on my way home from the...
06-01-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,300
Posted By garryg

More photos of your bike please sir

More photos of your bike please sir
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By garryg

I,m far from being an expert ,in my market which...

I,m far from being an expert ,in my market which is still pretty high that bike would make someone very happy at that price.
06-01-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By garryg

Why is it when i find a decent bike to fix up it...

Why is it when i find a decent bike to fix up it is for six foot plus riders? I am 5,4" Thank you all for the info.
05-31-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By garryg

Serial number 02-7536

Serial number 02-7536
05-31-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By garryg

I was thinking of restoring this bike to its...

I was thinking of restoring this bike to its original build. Initial research points me towards a downtube shifting Campagnolo build. Any of you folks able to give me your thoughts on the age and...
05-31-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By garryg

My God! I just realized i posted pics of...

My God! I just realized i posted pics of brifters! I can live with the shame,bike is steel and old and in need of love.
05-31-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By garryg

Old Friend,Old Olmo

Picked this bike up from an old friend today for a pittance. https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/untitled_40_of_45__d32524a989670a4bda838c87d2e3af313b5037d5.jpg...
05-29-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,995
Posted By garryg

I have learned a lot about cycling and wrenching...

I have learned a lot about cycling and wrenching on bikes over the last year from two sources, Bike Forums and R.J. The Bike Guy. Serious injury that could have been worse.
05-16-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By garryg

Great thread for us newbies,thanks.

Great thread for us newbies,thanks.
05-13-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17,415
Views: 2,667,023
Posted By garryg

bikes are expensive in Victoria...

bikes are expensive in Victoria BC!https://victoria.craigslist.org/bik/d/victoria-classic-10-speed-pro-tour-21/6887013792.html
05-06-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By garryg

Sounds like for 80 bucks you will have a like new...

Sounds like for 80 bucks you will have a like new bike. Go for it.
04-27-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By garryg

Nice looking gitane.

Nice looking gitane.
04-24-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,203
Posted By garryg

Looking at the headtube it looks as though you...

Looking at the headtube it looks as though you can see the shape of an old head badge.
04-17-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,348
Posted By garryg

Looks like a nice setup for touring.

Looks like a nice setup for touring.
04-12-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By garryg

A Marinoni,dream find. I was very lucky in that...

A Marinoni,dream find. I was very lucky in that my first two finds were non production bikes made by Canadian builders.One a Proctor and one A Le Croco.I figure if i keep building up the bike money i...
04-11-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By garryg

Do I Need Help

I am fairly new to wrenching on bikes and just sold two bikes on the weekend to get numbers down to single digits,and then i run into these today. Two Apollo Sport Tens and a Norco Monterey for 80...
04-11-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By garryg

Thank you TMar ,that is very useful info for a...

Thank you TMar ,that is very useful info for a relative noob.
04-10-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By garryg

Carlton

I am going to check out this bike on the weekend. It looks to be well used shall we say. Any ideas as to what model and year?...
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By garryg

Nice find,very nice.

Nice find,very nice.
03-22-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By garryg

Does anybody know what model this bike would be?...

Does anybody know what model this bike would be? I think the bike is 1988. Tubing is EX Chrome Moly 4130 triple butted.
03-22-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By garryg

Sugru! Never heard of it but looks interesting

Sugru! Never heard of it but looks interesting
03-22-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By garryg

My First Asian Bike

Picked this up for 65 bucks Canadian today. Looks like it just needs servicing and new cables etc. I think it is 1988. Ishiwata triple butted EX tubing. .Shimano SIS Shifters. Dia Compe...
03-19-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,624
Posted By garryg

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1680x2000/untitled_7_of_16__c06e9b28640b42dc205ba301325ee0930aced957.jpg...
03-17-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,176
Posted By garryg

I would love to see those bikes in person,love...

I would love to see those bikes in person,love the Falcon and that Sekine looks like a nice one.
03-12-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,097
Posted By garryg

I had a friend who bought a brand new chevy...

I had a friend who bought a brand new chevy pickup.He was so OCD he would lay awake thinking about possible dirt being on his truck. It was so bad he would not drive his new truck,he eventually sold...
03-11-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By garryg

That is one sweet Falcon

That is one sweet Falcon
03-07-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By garryg

I used a chemical stripper then painted with...

I used a chemical stripper then painted with rustpaint,enamel.It looks good but i had to leave it to harden up for many months.
03-07-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By garryg

Falcon

Just the second bike i have wrenched on. 20 dollar bike. Paint was poor so i rattle canned it. New Tektro brakes,inexpensive.Campagnolo Velox rear derailleur.It is very pleasant to...
03-02-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,673
Posted By garryg

Once us baby boomers age another ten or fifteen...

Once us baby boomers age another ten or fifteen years the vintage market will be much different. People will be giving away all those Colnagos:)
03-01-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,371
Posted By garryg

I am very new to wrenching on bikes and have...

I am very new to wrenching on bikes and have already learnt a few lessons the hard way including putting the crank arms back on with cotters with the bike pside down. Of course i put them on the...
02-22-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,261
Posted By garryg

I can,t help with id but i do know that it is...

I can,t help with id but i do know that it is hard to id frame from components. The guys with lots of experience like photos of all the frame details,cheers
02-21-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By garryg

Some new info at bottom of last pic

Some new info at bottom of last pic
02-20-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By garryg

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1361/untitled_33_of_40__61c01b8b3e1d3c3779d1ef485de09bc040657581.jpg...
02-19-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By garryg

I will have to go visit and get some...

I will have to go visit and get some measurements,hell, i will probably just go buy it from him. I have never built a bike up from a frame but it looks like a good candidate.Thanks for the input so...
02-18-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By garryg

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1680x2000/untitled_7_of_16__7c6e416674e413804eddc7d899c7e3017c455350.jpg...
02-18-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By garryg

Help With Frame ID

A friend had this frame given to them,the fork is supposed to be original. Forgot to measure BB as i am new to this C And V. It is my size.I have ideas as to what it is but i am sure you folks could...
Forum: Touring
02-10-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,194
Posted By garryg

I will be doing a tour of the local hospital in...

I will be doing a tour of the local hospital in search of a new knee this year:
02-09-19, 09:37 PM
02-06-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By garryg

That dude is looking sharp!

That dude is looking sharp!
02-05-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By garryg

What a great find ,nice looking bike in my size.

What a great find ,nice looking bike in my size.
01-24-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,023
Posted By garryg

I am fairly new to bike wrenching.Less than a...

I am fairly new to bike wrenching.Less than a year at it. I am working on C and V bikes. I was very happy to get a proper bike stand for xmas. I see the value in having good cable cutters.I bought a...
01-19-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 716
Posted By garryg

My name is Garry and i am a bike porn addict.

My name is Garry and i am a bike porn addict.
01-18-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,634
Posted By garryg

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1418/untitled_7_of_66_copy_871a35b0a6de82cf8f4b709190284ce0969ff0eb.jpg
The first bike i have ever tore apart and put back together....
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